IHSPA makes changes to Harvey Awards

IHSPA is excited to announce the opening of the 2019 Harvey Award competition and the following contest changes: -We will no longer have separate contest sites for newspaper and yearbook ...

Opposition prevents New Voices law in 2019

By Emily Ketterer Special to IHSPA INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana student journalists will continue to wait for First Amendment protections after legislation securing those rights failed to be considered in 2019. ...

Top journalists celebrated at symposium

Southport student Madelyn Knight was named the 2019 Indiana High School Journalist of the Year during the 12th annual IHSPA First Amendment Symposium March 14 at the Indiana Statehouse. One ...

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COLUMN: Truth and the lessons it teaches

This column was originally published Monday, Oct. 22, 2018 on TheStatehouseFile.com and ...

COLUMN: Scholastic journalism not immune from anti-media rhetoric

*Director’s Note: The following was originally published by TheStatehouseFile.com Aug. 13, 2018. ...

COLUMN: The true cost of censorship

By Anu Nattam Student Journalist Plainfield High School Earlier this year, five ...

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Finalists named for 2019 student awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 1, 2019 The Indiana High School Press Association is proud to announce the finalists for the 2019 Indiana High School Journalist of the Year Award as well as the sports journalism and First Amendment design contests. *Finalists are listed in alphabetical order and do not reflect final contest results.* Indiana Journalist […]

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Finalists named for 2019 yearbook Hoosier Star

The Indiana High School Press Association is proud to announce the finalists for the yearbook Hoosier Star Award. IHSPA provides this opportunity for annual critique as a way for staffs to gain detailed feedback about their yearbook. Because our judges are able to provide specific comments on a number of important topics, yearbook staffs can use […]

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Indiana New Voices legislation filed for 2019

Several have asked about another attempt at passing a New Voices bill in 2019, and I wanted to confirm that we are indeed giving it another try this session. IHSPA will distribute news and information about the campaign to make this legislation a reality, but here is where we are right now: ● You can […]

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